Is it safe? Is it sanitary? Will your rooster wake me up at 4:00 AM every day?
On today's The Chicken Encyclopedia Blog Tour stop, join Caroline Van Slyke of Boho Farm + Home for an interview with chicken expert Gail Damerow on urban chicken keeping. With intriguing questions such as ...
Q: Do you clip wings and why or why not?
Q: How much space do chickens really need?
Q: Does chicken poop cause diseases?
Q: Smell and flies? Any tips?
Q: What would be a good size flock for a beginning urban chicken keeper?
Q: What would be your top three reasons for keeping chickens in the city?... you are sure to walk away with a much greater understanding of the challenges - and rewards - of raising chickens in the city.
Click over to Boho Farm + Home for Gail's tips on urban chicken keeping (and to enter to win a copy of her new book, The Chicken Encyclopedia).
And of course, come back tomorrow for the next stop on The Chicken Encyclopedia Blog Tour!
3/2 For the Love of Chickens
3/3 Vintage Garden Gal
3/4 The Garden Roof Coop
3/5 Common Weeder
3/6 Chickens in the Road
3/7 Garden Rant
3/8 Fresh Eggs Daily
3/9 My Pet Chicken Blog
3/10 Coop Thoughts
* 3/11 BoHo Farm and Home
3/12 Happy Chickens Lay Healthy Eggs
3/13 A Charlotte Garden
3/14 Farm Fresh Fun
3/15 The HenCam
3/16 Life on a Southern Farm
3/17 ADozenGirlz, the Chicken Chick™
3/18 North Coast Gardening